Tag Archives: Internet Safety for Kids and Families

Working together for a better internet: celebrating Safer Internet Day 2022

by Samantha Wright

At Trend Micro, we’ve been protecting our customers from cyber-threats for the past 30+ years. And we’ve become pretty good at it over that time. But making the digital world safer is not just a matter of researching new malware and building better ways to detect, respond to and block it. It’s also about teaching all members of society how to use technology in a more responsible, critical and respectful way.

That’s where our long-running Internet Safety for Kids and Families initiative comes in. We’ll be celebrating Safer Internet Day this February 8th in the hope that more young people join the conversation, and help us to build a better online world.

Choice and risk

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Extending Internet Security Awareness to Employees’ Families

by Mark Conway

Today’s businesses face an unprecedented cybersecurity challenge. They must keep their networks free from threat but do so without impacting the user experience. To add to this, the benefits they see through adopting a more flexible, mobile workforce actually go hand in hand with the need to mitigate auxiliary risk. Despite the mounting hurdles, however, some of the most responsible corporate citizens refuse to be stopped in their tracks. They recognise the gains afforded through corporate cyber awareness and chose to support their employees away from work and into the home.

It’s in this regard that Trend Micro was invited to the headquarter’s of National Lottery operator Camelot Group. Our brief was simple. Discuss security practices outside of the office and provide guidance on achieving a healthier cyber environment for themselves, their children and their families. Continue reading

Internet Safety: Reaching Out to Parents Via the Beautiful Game

by Matt Huggins

There are two things in this world that you can just about guarantee most kids will love: football and the internet. Well, we’ve been doing our best to bring the two closer together in a new campaign to help educate parents about the dangers facing their children online. Together with partner SecureIT Consult, we recently sponsored a 25th anniversary party at Timperley FC. And we’re planning to use this and potentially other clubs in future as a base to get more parents cyber-literate. Continue reading